List of Billboard Hot 100 number-ones by Australian artists

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This is a list of number-one hits by Australian artists in the United States from the Billboard Hot 100. Weeks followed by an asterisk (*) indicates that the song is still charting and subject to change.

Date Song Artist(s) Weeks at number one
7 August 1971 "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" Bee Gees[1] 4
9 December 1972 "I Am Woman" Helen Reddy 1
15 September 1973 "Delta Dawn" Helen Reddy 1
5 October 1974 "I Honestly Love You" Olivia Newton-John[2] 2
28 December "Angie Baby" Helen Reddy 1
8 March 1975 "Have You Never Been Mellow" Olivia Newton-John 1
9 August "Jive Talkin'" Bee Gees 2
4 September 1976 "You Should Be Dancing" Bee Gees 1
30 July 1977 "I Just Want to Be Your Everything" Andy Gibb[3] 4 (2 runs)
24 December "How Deep Is Your Love" Bee Gees 3
4 February 1978 "Stayin' Alive" Bee Gees 4
4 March "(Love Is) Thicker Than Water" Andy Gibb 2
18 March "Night Fever" Bee Gees 8
10 June "You're the One That I Want" Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta[4] 1
17 June "Shadow Dancing" Andy Gibb 7
6 January 1979 "Too Much Heaven" Bee Gees 2
24 March "Tragedy" Bee Gees 2
9 June "Love You Inside Out" Bee Gees 1
2 August 1980 "Magic" Olivia Newton-John 4
25 July 1981 "The One That You Love" Air Supply[5] 1
1 August "Jessie's Girl" Rick Springfield 2
21 November "Physical" Olivia Newton-John 10
30 October 1982 "Who Can It Be Now?" Men at Work 1
15 January 1983 "Down Under" Men at Work 4 (2 runs)
30 January 1988 "Need You Tonight" INXS 1
17 January 1998 "Truly Madly Deeply" Savage Garden 2
29 January 2000 "I Knew I Loved You" Savage Garden 4 (2 runs)
28 April 2012 "Somebody That I Used to Know" Gotye featuring Kimbra[6] 8
7 June 2014 "Fancy" Iggy Azalea[7] featuring Charli XCX[8] 7
6 August 2016 "Cheap Thrills" Sia featuring Sean Paul[9] 4

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  • ^ Olivia Newton-John was born in the United Kingdom and moved to Australia at the age of five. This makes her a British-born Australian.
  • ^ The Bee Gees were born on the Isle of Man, a Crown dependency that is not part of the United Kingdom, and moved to the UK in their early childhood. In 1958, when oldest brother Barry was 12 and twins Robin and Maurice were 9, they moved to Australia and resided there for about ten years before moving back to the UK. This makes the Bee Gees Australian, English and Manx.
  • ^ Andy Gibb was the younger brother of the Bee Gees. He was born in the UK, but was only 6 months old when his family emigrated to Australia. He spent most of his childhood in Australia before moving to the US to launch his international recording career.
  • ^ Olivia Newton-John is Australian, John Travolta is American.
  • ^ Graham Russell of Air Supply was born in Britain but is now an Australian citizen, while Russell Hitchcock is Australian.
  • ^ Gotye was born in Belgium but moved to Australia at the age of two and was raised there. Kimbra is from New Zealand.
  • ^ Iggy Azalea was born in Australia before moving to the United States at the age of 16.
  • ^ Charli XCX is British.
  • ^ Sean Paul is from Jamaica.